Chapel Services and Service Lists

The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge

We are delighted that we will be able to welcome you back to Chapel for services. Services are held in Chapel during University Full Term dates. Tickets are not required for our services. We will try to be as ‘back to normal’ as possible, but please take note of the following:

  • Evensong and Eucharist Services will resume their normal weekly pattern from Tuesday 26 April 2022
  • Please do not come to Chapel if you are feeling unwell or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19
  • There are hand sanitizer stations at entry points into the Chapel, please use them when entering the Chapel
  • You may wish to wear a face coverings inside the Chapel.
  • For the time being, communion will be received in one kind only
  • Visitor access to the College is limited to the Chapel only. Please enter the College via the Great Gate or Forecourt Gate

These arrangements will be kept under review as term progresses. Thank you for your co-operation in maintaining them, and we look forward very much to seeing you soon.

A Service List can be found below:


Evensong is sung in St John’s College Chapel every day during Full Term. The College Choir sings Tuesday to Sunday inclusive. St John's Voices (the College’s mixed voice choir) sings on Mondays. 

The daily pattern of services is as follows:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday - Choral Evensong 6.30 p.m (full choir)

Wednesday - Choral Evensong 6.30 p.m (men's voices)

Sunday - Sung Eucharist 10.30 a.m (full choir)

For details of the music to be sung at upcoming services, please click on the links below.

Past service lists can be found here:

Forthcoming services

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